May 31, 2012
Brendan Rodgers will be announced as the new Liverpool manager on Friday. I have to say I had barely heard of him until this season. I didn't even know he was with Chelsea under the self-proclaimed Special One until reading up about him.
I can't sit and here and tell you I thought he was our top target all along, how I was desperate for LFC to get his signature, how I know he will turn things around for us, because that would all be rubbish.
May 22, 2012
Whether you agree with the decision to part company with Kenny Dalglish or not, I'm pleased with how Liverpool owners FSG are going about the business of finding a replacement manager and new director of football.
Ayre did the required (some not required) interviews after the decision was made and said that big managers still fancy us, which I believe to be true. After that it has gone all quiet from FSG, which is the way Liverpool should go about doing this.
Ayre said "It's absolutely critical that we get it right and we move forward" before going all quiet.
May 17, 2012
When Kenny Dalglish got the call from FSG on his holiday he knew he was the only man who could save Liverpool. Of course, Kenny being Kenny he dropped whatever he was doing and jumped at the chance to manage the club that as meant everything to him since 1977. Liverpool's favorite adopted son walked out at Old Trafford a day later knowing that he had to galvanize a squad that had completely lost their way.
May 14, 2012
Thank god that is over. That was the worst league campaign in my lifetime (I'm 43) in terms of goals scored and our performance at home. All those supporters who wanted Rafa out, after one year of not making the champions league, should be ashamed of themselves. We were spoiled back then and didn't realize how good we had it. Well now that we have had an additional two years of inept performances we have our previous ownership, Christian Purlsow, the supporters and media who drove Rafa out to blame.
May 7, 2012
Liverpool failed to turn up at for the first hour at Wembley on Saturday and as Kenny said after the match you can't give a team like Chelsea a two goal lead until you start to play. Credit to the lads for fighting back and if you look at it on the balance of clear cut chances no one would have said that 2-2 would have been unfair on us. Liverpool's line-up was a bit of surprise to me but then again probably any starting 11 would have been a surprise. I was shocked that Carroll didn't get on from the start and I just couldn't fathom what Stewart Downing had done to deserve a place on the field but I'm not the manager so I was ready to support the boys from my couch some 6,000 miles away.